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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 351.2
  • Total Fat: 10.5 g
  • Cholesterol: 72.1 mg
  • Sodium: 946.0 mg
  • Total Carbs: 29.4 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 8.6 g
  • Protein: 34.8 g

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White Bean-Chicken Chili

Submitted by: ABIZZLE7
White Bean-Chicken Chili

Introduction

We had a health fair at work today, and a chef came in to make food and talk about healthy cooking and what to have in your pantry. Below is the recipe. It was VERY good!

recipe by Sandy from Cooking with Sandy (www.cookingwithsandy.net)
We had a health fair at work today, and a chef came in to make food and talk about healthy cooking and what to have in your pantry. Below is the recipe. It was VERY good!

recipe by Sandy from Cooking with Sandy (www.cookingwithsandy.net)

Number of Servings: 6

Ingredients

    1 tsp olive oil
    1 cup chopped onion (about 1 med. onion)
    2 tsp minced garlic
    2 (15.5 ounce) cans cannellini beans, rinsed and drained
    3 cups cooked chicken, cubed
    1 can diced tomatoes, with juice (no-salt added)
    1 (14.5 ounce) can fat-free, less-sodium chicken broth
    1/2 tsp chili powder
    1/2 tsp oregano
    1/2 tsp ground cumin
    1/4 tsp salt
    1/4 tsp black pepper
    1 cup (4 ounces) shredded Monterey Jack cheese with jalapeño peppers.


    try to use fat-free and low- or no-salt added ingredients. Low-fat cheese is also preferred.

Directions

1. Heat oil in dutch oven or very large skillet/tall pan over medium-high heat. Add onion and garlic; sauté 3 minutes.
2. Mash one can of beans in a bowl with a fork or potato masher. (this will thicken the chili)
3. Add mashed and whole beans and next 8 ingredients (through black pepper) to pan; bring to a boil. Reduce heat, and simmer 15 minutes, stirring occasionally.
4. Add cheese gradually, stirring constantly so it doesn't clump.
5. Serve immediately with any of the following toppings: additional monterey jack cheese, low-fat or no-fat sour cream, or plain low-fat or no-fat yogurt, chopped green onions, chopped fresh cilantro, salsa, crumbled tortilla chips.



Number of Servings: 6

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user ANDREAPIERSON.






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  • Incredible!
    4 of 4 people found this review helpful
    This was great!!! Instead of using cannellini beans, I used Northern Beans...also I used chucky salsa instead of the diced tomatoes. - 12/29/09

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  • Incredible!
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    This was a quick, easy, and delicious chili... perfect for a winter evening after work. I used a left over rotisserie chicken plus added one small can of tomato sauce. Smelled great as it was cooking -- everyone loved it. - 1/5/10

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    My fiance made this for us the other day and it really was delicious! I've had a lot of white bean chicken chilis and this one rocked because of the cheese and because of mashing the beans. We both loved it. - 12/14/10

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  • Very Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Love the ease of this recipe. I used ground turkey breast instead of chicken and added a dash of cinnamon a little minced garlic for a slightly different taste. - 2/9/10

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I made this for the Super Bowl - husband loved it! Instead of just canned tomatoes I used Rotel to give it a little extra kick. I also left the cheese out of the recipe and used it for garnish. - 2/8/10

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  • Very Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    This tasted really good - I added a small can of diced jalapenos to it because we like things spicy. I only gave it 4 stars though because there is NO way this is going to give our family 6 servings. We got 4 out of it and we all still had to compliment the meal with a LOT of tortilla chips - 1/31/10

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    This was amazing, I precooked the chicken and shredded it, added pinto beans, sweet jalapenos, and sprinkled a little low fat mozzarella on top. Paired with bran/cornbread muffins I made, it was super filling and tasty, looking forward to the leftovers! - 6/29/09

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Excellent recipe! I used a can of Rotel and a small can of green chilies instead of the diced tomatoes. This was a big hit with my husband and son who like things on the spicy side. Thanks! - 3/25/09

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  • Amazing! I used mexican style tomatoes and mozzarella cheese because that's what I had on hand, turned out awesome! Ate it with yogurt for even more protein, haha. - 6/8/11

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  • Wow, this is fantastic! I used 1 lb of baked chicken thighs (fat trimmed) and a can of tomatoes with diced chilis. Added a 4-oz can of diced green chilis and used bouillon instead of broth. Left out the salt. My bf loves this soup too. It's great w/o the cheese, so I left that for a topping. - 5/22/11

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  • I never comment on recipes but I thought this one deserved it! My substitution was chili ready tomatoes (not low sodium I know). I probably didn't have the full amount of chicken and I only used cheese as a topping along with a few crushed tortilla chips. SOOOO delicious. Thanks for this one! - 3/13/11

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  • Mmm! This was SO good! I added a little hot sauce because I love things spicy but it was delicious no matter what - 2/3/11

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  • This was DELICIOUS! I cooked the chicken first, but then just put everything in the crock pot. I was delighted to find that it tasted as good as it smelled when I got home from my workout tonight! I'll definitely be making this again. :-) - 1/31/11

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  • Delicious! - 1/15/11

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  • This soup was delicious! - 12/29/10

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  • I made this recipe two days ago, substituting ground turkey for chicken and it was delicious. My husband usually gets indigestion from chili, but not this time. I did serve the second can of beans on the side. - 12/17/10

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  • This chili was FANTASTIC!! I will be making this for my family again. THANK YOU!! - 11/11/10

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  • Very good!!! I tried minus the cheese - 7/26/10

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  • I had to use what I had: substituted ground turkey for chicken, 1 can of black beans for 1 of the white beans (had only 1 white beans.) I doubled the chili powder & cumin for more flavor. Also I had several huge zucchinis so I cut thick slices and quartered them. Served over quinoa. - 7/20/10

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  • I seasoned then grilled the chicken on the BBQ first, gives the chili a smokey flavor. and omitted the tomatoes, added two cans of green chilis and some of my canned hot pepper(I like spicy) wonderful chili! - 6/16/10

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  • Im not big on chili, but this was pretty good. - 5/2/10

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  • Very good! My 8 yr old loved it! - 1/27/10

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  • Awesome! I actually just had a friend bring us some, and it is incredibly awesome! Try it!!!! - 1/20/10

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  • Good
    0 of 2 people found this review helpful
    So I can only give this 3 stars bc even though I thought it was good it needed more chili flavor to it. I even added about a tablespoon more of chili powder than the recipe stated and I added 1tsp of cumin instead of 1/2. - 1/8/10

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  • Served this for a big famlily dinner and all loved it. Even my husband who would typically not eat anything with beans. This went over way better then normal chili - 12/22/09

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